James E. Dobson teaches at Dartmouth College. He is the author of two books: Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth Century America (Palgrave, 2017) and Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology (Illinois, 2019). He is the co-author, with Rena J. Mosteirin, of a creative/critical hybrid book titled Moonbit (punctum books, 2019) that takes as its object of analysis and inspiration the code to the Apollo Guidance Computer used by Apollo 11. He is presently completing a book manuscript on the history of computer vision algorithms and their applications.